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Real Estate and Planning MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Estate Agency Planning: General

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our MSc Real Estate and Planning provides the foundation, knowledge and skills needed to work as a development surveyor or planner. On completion, graduates will be able to work either in the public or private sectors, advising on the complexities of property development to occupiers, investors, developers and planning authorities. It is designed to build understanding of the complex interactions and uncertainties of the development process. It provides students with the essential knowledge components of economics, valuation, planning, law, and regeneration and sustainability principles. It also develops an appreciation of the skills and tasks inherent in development projects, including community participation, satisfying the statutory planning considerations, undertaking the necessary financial appraisals, and achieving funding to make it happen. The course is suitable for students with an interest in pursuing a career either as a chartered development surveyor or as a planner with a specialism in land and property markets. Such opportunities are available in a range of employers in the private and public sector, including local development and regeneration agencies. The MSc has full recognition from the educational requirements of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and has professional accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). can also be studied via Online Learning, ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module aims to provide students with an understanding of environmental management within planning systems both in the UK and internationally, within a context of climate change and improving the environmental and social sustainability of cities.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,168

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,960

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must have one of the following: Minimum of 2:1 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a non-cognate discipline; Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in a related subject area; Corporate (or chartered) membership of relevant professional institutions will also be considered. PG Diploma level entry applicants must have an ordinary degree in a related subject area and relevant post qualification industry experience. Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements or have no formal academic qualifications will be considered individually based on their CV and possibly interview. Admission via this route will be at the discretion of the Director of Recruitment.